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Wednesday, July 10 2013

Her Life to Live: Albertine Sarrazin’s ‘Astragal’

This short novel, rooted in some of the grungiest, grimiest levels of experience, is an affecting parable of spiritual progress.


Wednesday, September 28 2011

Virgin Mobile FreeFest: 10 September 2011 - Columbia, MD

Vibrant colors and the love of free music on display at the Virgin Mobile FreeFest.


Friday, September 9 2011

Counterbalance: Year One

In this special one-year anniversary edition of Counterbalance, Eric Klinger and Jason Mendelsohn discuss their first year combing through the pop music canon (as determined by Acclaimed Music's calculations of every best-of list available), share a few favorites, and justify a couple items on their expense account.


Friday, July 1 2011

Various Artists: Rave on Buddy Holly

This tribute collection of 19 covers of one of early rock's most influential pioneers features legends (Paul McCartney, Lou Reed), indie A-listers (Modest Mouse, My Morning Jacket, She & Him), and -- would you believe? -- Kid Rock.


Thursday, June 9 2011

Des Ark: Don’t Rock the Boat, Sink the Fucker

Singer-guitarist Aimée Argote barrels down Tobacco Road on her band's first LP in six years.


Sunday, March 6 2011

R.E.M.: Collapse Into Now

After returning to form with their 2008 album Accelerate, the veteran alt-rockers decide the best way to follow it up is to offer more energetic romps with a few ballads mixed in.


Wednesday, February 23 2011

In the Oft-Reviled Genre of Memoirs, Here are Some Memoirs to Love

A subgenre has emerged that should placate memoirphobes and please memoirfiles: the artist-teacher memoir.


Friday, February 4 2011

Counterbalance No. 19: Patti Smith’s ‘Horses’

One of the most critically-acclaimed debuts in rock history, Patti Smith’s Horses is a whirlwind of poetry and proto-punk rock. Counterbalance takes Horses for a ride -- go Rimbaud and go Johnny go!


Monday, April 5 2010

Ted Nugent: When in Doubt, He’ll Whip It Out

The Nuge storms Vegas and opens up about his musical history, Washington bailouts, conservation, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.


Patti Smith: Peace and Noise (Sound Affects) [15.Jul.09]
House of the Rising Punk (Reviews) [4.Jan.09]
Patti Smith: Dream of Life (Reviews) [8.Aug.08]
Pretty Vacant: by Phil Strongman (Reviews) [11.May.08]
Patti Smith (Reviews) [4.May.07]
Patti Smith: Twelve (Reviews) [23.Apr.07]
Patti Smith: Horses/Horses (Reviews) [22.Nov.05]
Patti Smith (Reviews) [25.Aug.05]
Patti Smith: Trampin’ (Reviews) [26.May.04]
Patti Smith: Horses (Reviews) [4.Aug.03]
Patti Smith (Reviews) [9.Apr.03]
Patti Smith: Land (1975-2002) (Reviews) [18.Mar.02]
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